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What is the treatment of excessive vaginal discharge?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Vaginal Discharge

Vaginal discharge is a combination of dead cells, cervical mucus and exudate from the vaginal walls.
Lactobacilli, a type of sugar fermenting bacteria keeps the bad bacteria out . Excessive is a relative term since the amount can vary with age and hormonal changes. Infection needs to be ruled out by examining the discharge with a microscope and pH paper. Consult with your physician.

In brief: Vaginal Discharge

Vaginal discharge is a combination of dead cells, cervical mucus and exudate from the vaginal walls.
Lactobacilli, a type of sugar fermenting bacteria keeps the bad bacteria out . Excessive is a relative term since the amount can vary with age and hormonal changes. Infection needs to be ruled out by examining the discharge with a microscope and pH paper. Consult with your physician.
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